In conjunction with The Pocahontas Project and Gloucester County Community Engagement and Public Information, the Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the Gloucester Collaboration.
The radio club will begin setting up ham radios at 9 a.m. Sunday beginning at the north end of the Gloucester Court Circle. The group’s goal is to be on the air from noon to 3 p.m.
“Our objective is to communicate with all the existing Gloucester’s throughout the world via ham radio communications,” according to a release from MPARC. With help from club members, MPARC will attempt to communicate with three different modes of radio communications.
The first attempt will be using Morse code from noon to 1 p.m. From 1 to 2 p.m., they will be using voice to make calls. The third attempt from 2 to 3 p.m. will involve using digital data modes to reach Gloucester’s sister cities around the world. The Middle Peninsula club has contacted ham radio clubs in the other Gloucester’s and ...
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